Technology: Programming

Applications developers or programmers typically write, test, and maintain detailed programs for implementation in desktop, network, and web environments. Successful programmers must be creative, use good problem-solving techniques, have a keen sense of business needs, and possess an excellent understanding of customer requirements. They must also possess the technical and functional skills to analyze, design, develop, and implement object-oriented applications for a variety of audiences. For those pursuing careers as programmers, application development skills and an understanding of specific tools and technologies continue to be the qualifications in highest demand by employers in the technology sector.

Current Programming Classes

  • Algorithms in .NET

    This class introduces algorithm techniques and data structures for new .NET developers with development experience but no formal computer sc... More »

  • Android Development: Level 1

    Android had a worldwide smartphone market share of 75% in 2012. With this open source environment you can develop apps for widespread use. ... More »

  • ASP.NET: Level 1

    Get an introduction to ASP.NET with plenty of hands-on examples to illustrate how ASP.NET works and how to use it to create data-driven web ... More »

  • Basic Programming Essentials

    This class introduces students to computer programming by presenting the fundamental concepts and terminology of programming. Skills in desi... More »

  • C# Automation: 1

    Software quality is everyone's responsibility on the development team. Learn to implement quality from the ground-up, as well as build check... More »

  • C# Programming: 1

    Learn C# programming in a Windows environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing and writing simple C# computer programs using... More »

  • C# Programming: 2

    Study C# programming in a Console environment using Visual Studio. Apply the .NET Framework and object-oriented programming principles to cr... More »

  • C# Programming: 3

    Learn C# programming in a Console environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing and writing C# computer programs using file p... More »

  • C# Programming: 4

    Study C# programming in a Console and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing an... More »

  • Data Access using C#

    Visual Studio has computer software components such as ADO and LINQ that can be used by programmers to access data and data services. Learn... More »

  • iOS Development: 1

    Explore the basics of developing for Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod) using the latest tools. Learn how to leverage the Swift programm... More »

  • Java Programming

    This updated and extended course employs a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on exercises to teach the fundamentals of the Ja... More »

  • JavaScript

    JavaScript is the key language behind Rich Internet Applications. This course covers core language constructs, the document object model (DO... More »

  • PowerShell: Level 1

    Windows PowerShell is a utility that greatly extends the scripting capabilities of Windows. Built on the .NET Framework, PowerShell is both ... More »

  • PowerShell: Level 2

    Windows PowerShell is an administrative application that provides a development platform capable of harnessing the power of Microsoft’s .N... More »

  • Programming with Python: 1

    Python is an open-source, general-purpose, programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability. Topics: types, operato... More »

  • Programming with Python: 2

    For those with some knowledge of Python, let's expand on those by studying topics such as: functions and modules, files and exceptions, soft... More »

  • Software Development: Waterfall, Agile and Lean

    There are several proven methods of running teams and projects well. These methodologies promote project development in a collaborative, inc... More »

  • C# Programming Certificate Capstone

    The final capstone project utilizes all the skills learned throughout the C# Programming Certificate. This project will form a central part ... More »

  • C# Web Development Certificate Capstone

    The final capstone project utilizes all the skills learned throughout the C# Web Development certificate. This project will form a central p... More »

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